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Today's News

  • Eagles and Cougars both fall in early week contests

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While most of the area boys’ teams were off early last week as the Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament took center stage, both North Bullitt and Bullitt Central got in a game early last week with mixed results.

    On Monday, North Bullitt got a rematch with South Oldham and while it ended up being the second loss for the Eagles to the Dragons, this game was much closer.

  • North’s inspired rally hits a ‘wall’ late during loss

     LOUISVILLE – Two minutes into the fourth quarter of the opening game of the 2017 Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles thought they had Christian Academy of Louisville just where they wanted them.

    The Lady Eagles were wrong.

  • Slow start and fast finish works for BE over Central 62-31

     LOUISVILLE – Not much changed in 11 days for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers and the Central Lady Jackets.

    The two rivals had met at Central on Jan. 13 with Bullitt East winning 66-31 despite the fact that they knew they would meet again in the opening round of the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament. The outcome was almost identical in the second meeting as the Lady Chargers pulled away late to win 62-31.

  • Night Two...Incredible second quarter fuels East

     LOUISVILLE – Getting 33 points from Miss Basketball candidate Lindsey Duvall and playing a nearly perfect second quarter, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers surged to a 63-54 victory on Wednesday over Manual in the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament.

    Manual came into the tournament as the fourth ranked team in the state and the number three seed amongst the Louisville squad, but a 23-5 scoring edge in the second quarter gave Bullitt East a 37-31 halftime edge and the red and gold never relinquished that in the second half.

  • Shooting woes stall Lady Chargers’ bid

     LOUISVILLE – Bullitt East’s strong run through the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament came to a disappointing finish on Friday when a cold-shooting second half led to a 73-59 loss to Mercer County in the event’s quarter-finals.

  • KHEAA offering chance to win iPad during February

      Kentucky residents have another chance to win a new iPad from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) in a sweepstakes being held through Facebook in February.

    The contest runs from 12 a.m. on Feb. 1 through 12 a.m. on March 1.

    To enter, a Kentuckian must visit the KHEAA Facebook page, click on the “Giveaway” tab on the left side of the KHEAA Facebook page and answer one question about college.

  • Deadline nears for Bullitt Co. Farm Bureau scholarships

     It is the time of year, HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS, to get scholarship applications to fill out for college opportunities.

    Bullitt County Farm Bureau gives 4 $2,000 scholarships.  The requirements are  

    *Have either a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale or a minimum score of 19 on the ACT

    *be the child of a Bullitt County Farm Bureau member and remain such while the scholarship is in force

    *finish high school within the year they apply for the scholarship.

  • Visitors amazed at ‘new’ school

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—The building may be new but the memories were still present during the Mount Washington Elementary Community Open House on Sunday.

    Former teachers, administration, students and neighbors made their way out to the newly renovated school to walk through the new hallways and remember how far the school has come.

    Major changes to the school includes the new hardwood floor gym with bleachers, an expanded cafeteria, a more secluded library and computer lab, an office suite and, most noticeable, four walls and a door for every classroom.

  • Court affirms unpaid suspension of animal control officer

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Animal control officer Mark Williams will not get his pay which was lost during a recent four-day suspension.

    And he will not get the suspension itself reversed.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court met for just over an hour in closed session. They were there to hear Williams’ appeal of his four-day suspension for insubordination.

    The court voted 4-1, with magistrate Joe Rayhill in opposition, to affirm the suspension handed down by Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts.

  • Man charged with sex crime

     HILLVIEW-- A northern Bullitt County man is now facing sec-related charges.

    On Thursday, Jan. 26, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Mark A. Raeber.

    Raeber, of Hillview, was charged with a crime related to the distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Accoring to a release by Les Williams, public information officer for the KSP, the agency’s Internet Crimes Against Children conducted an undercover investigation.